I am Thankful.

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This Thanksgiving, I haven’t thought about what I am thankful for. I have seen the facebook statuses of others each day, the inspiring quotes and the abundance of Pinterest material. But what about me? Why haven’t I thought about this and why haven’t I expressed gratitude?

I become preoccupied with the every day stressors of life. What performance is going on at work, what blog post to write, what menu to plan, what to wear. I get so preoccupied with “finding time for fabulous” that I don’t sit and actually give thanks for all the fabulous going on around me.

Yesterday, I was able to stop. Being with family, eating, and doing nothing was on the agenda. Glorious.

Yesterday, today, and tomorrow, I am thankful. I am thankful not only for the big stuff, like my family, loved ones, my job, the roof over my head, but I am also thankful for every small thing, too. Like Kennedy’s long fingers. Those are just precious and I am thankful I get to hold her hands.

I hope you al enjoyed  yesterday with the ones you love. I pray that your day was slowed down and that you can be thankful for just doing nothing.

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